As an interior designer in Kansas City, it is so wonderful to have our work in print. Thank you, Shawnee Magazine.
I have some details on the living room below…where we began and how the design became magazine ready.
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SEE THE “BEFORE” AND “AFTER” SHOTS OF THE LIVING ROOM HERE
The Living Room:
These wonderful clients had a living room space with an awkward floor plan. It was a long room with great windows and a magnificent view, but the room itself left something to be desired. They wanted a sectional and great seating for entertaining. Lighting was an issue in the evening. She loved green so she and I decided to complement the outdoors and frame them with beautiful pieces with great lines. The silhouettes in front of the windows needed to be sleeker pieces were what would make her happy. All of the aging oak needed to be toned down a bit as well.
The Living Room:
Our design solutions?
This new area for entertaining needed some wonderful color, softness and beauty so we played up the greens, added drapes up to the crown molding and some beautiful furnishings and accents. The original oil was commissioned and is fun, unexpected and cuts the space perfectly. For handsome silhouettes in front of the grand windows, natural sticks, a darling lamp with a semi-opaque glass body and a “tree” table base over marble were perfect.
They are both so thrilled now with their main living space. It was great fun to help them take a room they had no feelings for and make it wonderful for them and their family to enjoy everyday.
SEE THE “BEFORE” AND “AFTER” SHOTS OF THIS LIVING ROOM HERE
The dining room “AFTER”:
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Jill Tran is a Kansas City Interior Designer and creates beautiful, custom interiors for her interior design clients in Kansas City and clients around the country.